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Rare BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL George Washington Revolutionary War 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392472313545

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, July 15, 1775 * Battle of Bunker Hill - Siege of Boston * George Washington becomes Commander-in-Chief * General Thomas Gage "First Shots of War" proclamation This newspaper was published by Dixon and Hunter, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. A very rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonial Virginia. When it comes to the military events of the Revolutionary War, I'm not sure the content gets too much better. Over half of the front page is a: "...Letter from General Lee to General Burgoyne, Upon his Arrival in Boston" dated at Philadelphia, June 7, 1775. It is a te... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:19

$11,400.00
175011

Gen. GEORGE WASHINGTON DEATH Honoring His Life w/ Services & More 1800 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392401625100

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 1, 1800 * re. George Washington's death * Funerals - honoring his life The front page has content relating to the recent death of George Washington, but it also includes a letter signed in type by: G. Washington dated 1792, a offering thanks for a gift. Also on the ftpg: "Virtues and Services of the Late Gen. George Washington, at Wiscasset" and then: "...At Woburn" and "...At Concord" and "...At Lexington". There is also on: "Extract form an Eulogy Pronounced at Methuen, by Mr. D. A. White". Page 3 has various reports on the actions of Napoleon Buonaparte plus there is a brief item: "It is a moot point whom Buonaparte in his conduct most resembles, Julius Caesar--or Oliver Cromwe... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2019 15:21

$76.00
174747

Rare Colonial VIRGINIA GAZETTE w/ Williamsburg Gunpowder Incident 1774 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392383788558

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, April 21, 1775 * Very rare Colonial Virginia title * Gunpowder Incident - Affair This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. A very rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonial Virginia. Certainly the most notable content is a terrific report on the historic Gunpowder Incident which is found in the four page "Supplement" attached to the issue. The Gunpowder Incident was a conflict early in the Revolutionary War between Lord Dunmore, the governor of Virginia, and militia led by Patrick Henry. On April 20, one day after the Batt... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:41

$9,700.00
166136

Rare PRO BRITISH Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1768 Colonial Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392111623107

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Oct. 24, 1768 * Pro-British American publication * Boston is causing trouble A nice newspaper from colonial Boston, the hotbed of activity raging against the hated policies of Parliament towards the American colonies. This city & its environs saw much action against the Stamp Act, and would soon be the focus of the Boston Tea Party, the Boston Massacre, and the outbreak of war with the Battle of Lexington & Concord. All of the front page has reports of the "...Trial of John Grainger, Daniel Clark..." and others for "...shooting at John Green..." (see for beginning). Elsewhere are reports from Cambridge, Hartford, Newport, London, and other European cities. Complete in... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2018 09:41

$129.00
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